Rio Tinto has enriched Australian life for more than 100 years and today more than 200,000 people count themselves as shareholders of Rio Tinto Limited. Australia is home to around half of their global assets, producing iron ore, coal, bauxite, alumina, aluminium, uranium, diamonds and salt from more than 30 operating sites and processing plants around the country.
Schneider Electric develops connected technologies and solutions to manage energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. The Group invests in R&D in order to sustain innovation and differentiation, with a strong commitment to sustainable development.
MiningIot is a collaboration involving some of the world’s leading mining consultants and technology vendors, delivering innovative and pragmatic Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to the global mining industry that help to address common industry challenges.
They are the result of feedback from mining companies requesting complete end-to-end technology solutions backed by industry professionals with actual mining experience. Their vision is to deliver pragmatic solutions that address real mining challenges through advanced and emerging technologies.
They are innovators not inventors, bringing together proven technologies with tried and true methods based on actual mining industry experience. They know what works and what doesn’t. In short, they cut through the technology hype and offer true business value.
MiningIoT start small, they listen and learn fast, focusing on outcomes, they bringing capability, technology and experience with a modern approach to traditional challenges. Meet the team of mining industry professionals with years of onsite experience backed by pragmatic technology specialists and scientists that deliver solutions today, not visions of tomorrow.
METS Ignited works with Australian suppliers to the mining industry, global miners, research organisations and capital providers to improve the competitiveness and productivity of the Australian METS sector.
Our five areas of strategic focus to help strengthen the global competitiveness of the Australian METS sector are:
- shared vision – we want to engage with you to develop and actively debate a shared vision for future growth.
- strengthen collaboration in the mining innovation system – we will work with you to develop greater collaboration with the global supply chains to generate commercial opportunities
- address gaps in the ecosystem – we will identify development areas for METS to take advantage of global opportunities and how to overcome barriers to continued success
- raise your profile – we will raise the profile of the capabilities of the Australian METS industry to better position Australia as the innovation hub for the global mining industry
- promote world-class clusters – we will identify and promote our key clusters and collaboration networks, to generate integrated strategic opportunities.
PETRA Data Science assists mining companies turn data into real-time predictive algorithms that prevent downtime and optimise operations. Our industry proven algorithms are developed and tested by engineers with a combination of over 40 years mining experience. With runs on the board, these algorithms are providing real-time predictive intelligence on mine sites across the world:
- Developed virtual stockpiles for a pit to plant study to optimise blended stockpiles for plant performance.
- Applied dynamic time warping and machine learning to predict pump pressure spikes.
- Algorithm to predict SAG mill overloads resulting in downtime (real-time warnings)
- Predict plant performance using historical blended stockpile data.
- Big data mine to mill study identified opportunities to optimise drill and blast to improve SAG mill performance.
- Multifactor analysis of truck dispatch data identified characteristics of the best operators.
- Optimise primary crusher feed rate and start-up speed for variable weather, fragmentation and ore type.
- Automated drawpoint fragmentation assessment using machine learning AI.
Siemens has been in Australia and New Zealand for 144 years and now employs about 2,000 people. Our technology can be found behind the scenes supporting critical infrastructure, and almost every industry. Significant industries ranging from oil and gas to mining, roads and rail, food and beverage, manufacturing, buildings and construction, pharmaceuticals, water and energy utilities and even the latest wind farms being built in South Australia all rely on Siemens technologies. With a global view on the trends and changes affecting the world now and in the future, Siemens actively supports local industry, governments and stakeholders to understand and prepare for key changes such as the 4th industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), the transition to ‘intelligent infrastructure’ and the transition to a ‘sustainable energy’ future.
Yokogawa products and services have been available in Australia for over 30 years, at first through Australian agents, then from April 1987 to September 1989 as a joint venture company with Parameters Pty Ltd. In 1989 the company was renamed Yokogawa Australia Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Yokogawa Electric Corporation of Japan.
ABB is a pioneering technology leader that is writing the future of industrial digitalization. For more than four decades, we have been at the forefront, innovating digitally connected and enabled industrial equipment and systems. Every day, we drive efficiency, safety and productivity in utilities, industry, transport and infrastructure globally. With a heritage spanning more than 130 years, ABB operates in more than 100 countries and employs around 132,000 people.
DYNAVIS® is a technology for formulating hydraulic fluids which optimizes their viscosity. Fluids with constant viscosity ensure greater efficiency and less energy consumption – whether in construction equipment like excavators, wheel loaders, skid steer loaders and backhoes – in mining equipment like screening plants and dump trucks or – in industrial equipment like injection molding machines, robotics an all other types of stationary equipment using hydraulics.
A leading provider of innovative software solutions spanning the entire mining cycle from geological exploration and data management to resource estimation, 3D mine design, planning and production control.
Minetec is the only mining solutions provider globally which offers a single platform for safety and productivity solutions. With us, mine operators have the ability, for the first time in history, to leverage a return-on-investment (ROI) from a lifesaving solution.
Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley® and Rockwell Software® product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering Group with about 43,000 employees with a strong commitment to enhancing customer productivity, profitability and safety.
Our operations are based on unique expertise in materials technology, extensive knowledge about industrial processes and close customer cooperation. This combination, coupled with continuous investments in research and development (R&D), has enabled us achieve world-leading positions in the following areas:
- Tools and tooling systems for industrial metal cutting
- Equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries
- Advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating
The Department of Industry, Innovation & Science consolidates the Australian Government’s efforts to drive economic growth, productivity, and competitiveness by bringing together industry, innovation, resources and science.
The Government of Western Australia, also referred to formally as Her Majesty’s Government of Western Australia, or as the Western Australian Government or the West Australian Government, is the Australian state democratic administrative authority of Western Australia. The Government of Western Australia, a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, was formed in 1890 as prescribed in its Constitution, as amended from time to time. Since the Federation of Australia in 1901, Western Australia has been a state of the Commonwealth of Australia, and the Constitution of Australia regulates its relationship with the Commonwealth. Under the Australian Constitution, Western Australia ceded legislative and judicial supremacy to the Commonwealth, but retained powers in all matters not in conflict with the Commonwealth.
TOTAL Oil Australia is the Australian lubricants division of TOTAL, a leading multinational energy company.
As the fifth largest integrated oil and gas company in the world, TOTAL has more than 97,000 employees globally and a strong international presence in more than 130 countries.
We pride ourselves on our innovative lubricant products which are developed in TOTAL’s state-of-the-art research facilities and in close cooperation with the major automobile and equipment manufacturers of the world.